To better see all uses of the word
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • If he could have infected the whole lot of them with leprosy or syphilis, how gladly he would have done so!

  • There are no more uses of "leprosy" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • Hundreds of thousands of new cases of leprosy are contracted each year; though it is rare in developed countries.
  • Park could tell her that he had lice and leprosy and parasitic worms living in his mouth, and she would still put on fresh ChapStick.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading